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Northern Kentucky Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 144 Buttermilk Pike Lakeside Park KY 41017-2135 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-859-341-3866



Open Hours:

  • Second Wednesday 10 am to 2 pm
  • First, Second & Third Wednesday Evening  6-9 pm
  • Thursday (except the third Thursday) Evenings 6-9 pm
  • Second & Third Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed for Thanksgiving weekend; last 2 weeks in December for Christmas

Closed all major holidays.

Upcoming Event:[edit | edit source]

12th Annual Family History Conference[edit | edit source]

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Tony Burroughs-Nationally Known Genealogy Speaker; Founder and CEO of Black Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Saturday October 26, 2019[edit | edit source]

8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.[edit | edit source]

Registration online at this link:

Beginning Genealogy-Leslie & Doug Gilmore[edit | edit source]

German Research-Dr. Paul Tenkotte "More than Beer, Brats & Polka: Germans in Northern Kentucky[edit | edit source]

Wiki Resources & Web Tools-by Amber L. Barker-Kahles[edit | edit source]

African American Research-Dr. Eric Jackson[edit | edit source]

One on One Consulting-Get help setting up your family tree on Family Search[edit | edit source]

Billion Graves-by Ben Glore[edit | edit source]

What Did You Do During the War Grandma? WWII Women & Records-by Pam Casebolt[edit | edit source]

Fold 3 Military Records-by Cierra Earl[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes & Records-by Lon Roberts[edit | edit source]

Historic Research with Sanborn Maps-by Beth Johnson[edit | edit source]

Conference Committee Meeting-Thursday, Sep 5; 7 PM Family History Center[edit | edit source]

Past Events:[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

'Genealogy How-To'
  • Croom, Emily Anne Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy, (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books 19955): 3rd edition.
  • Everton's Genealogical Helper, (Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, July/August 2005): Periodical
  • Hatcher, Patricia Law, Locating Your Roots: Discover Your Ancestors Using Land Records, (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 2003)
  • Jonas, Linda & Milner Paul, A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage, (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 2002)
  • Kenton County Public Library, Local History and Genealogy User Guide, (Covington, Kentucky)
  • Tepper, Michael, American Passenger Arrival Records, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1993)
  • Ulster Genealogical & Historical Guild Familia, (Belfast, Ireland: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1991) Volume 2 No 7.
  • Smith, Frank, Thomsen, Finn A.Genealogical Guidebook & Atlas of Norway, (Logan Utah: The Everton Publishers, Inc., 1979)
  • Perceval-Maxwell, M., The Scottish Migration to Ulster in the Reign of James I, (New York: Humanities Press, 1990)
'United States'
Family Histories
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson, The Complete Book of Emigrants 1607-1660, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Col., Inc., 1987)
  • Davis, David C., Some Ancestors and Descendants of Benjamin Jacob Davies/Davis Llangadfan, Wales and Allied Jones Families, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1996)
  • Lewis, Gerald and Gloria, The Harris Family of Warrick County Indiana, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1995)
  • Manchikes, Alice; Wilson, Harry McClain; Dunham, Jenna; Garbett, Jan, From Priddy's Creek to Woolper Creek: The Johnsons and Wilsons in Virginia and Kentucky, (Burlington, Kentucky: Kentucky Heritage, 2009)
  • Yochim, (Mrs.) Eldred Martin, DAR Patriot Index Centennial Edition 1990, (Washington, D.C.: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1994), 3 volumes.
  • Ellis, Edward,Library of American History: A Constitutional, Biographical, Philosophical, Scientific, Geographical, Diplomatic and Military History of our Country, (Cincinnati, Ohio: The Jones Brothers Publishing Company, 1903)
  • Schafer, Joseph, History of the Pacific Northwest, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905)
  • Leckenby, Charles H., The Tread of Pioneers, (Steamboat Springs, Colorado: The Pilot Press, 1945)
  • Coplen, Daniel L., Kosciusko County: A Pictorial History, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1995)
  • Tuley, Tom, editor, Green River Road: From Cornfields to Concrete, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1993) - History of Vanderburgh County
Wilderness Road, (Shepherdsville, Kentucky: Bullitt County Genealogical Society Quarterly Publication, March 1995). (Contents: Deeds 1798-1799; McFarland Funeral Home Death Records 1928-1934, Guardian Book C, 1895-1896, 1802 Tax List, Wills 1821-1822, McAhron Letters 1883-1900, 1857 Deaths, Blaxton Gentry's Posterity, Ancestor Charts: Raleigh, Belt, Crow, Clevidence, Sparks, Skinner).
  • Manchikes, Alice; Wilson, Harry McClain; Dunham, Jenna; Garbett, Jan, From Priddy's Creek to Woolper Creek: The Johnsons and Wilsons in Virginia and Kentucky, (Burlington, Kentucky: Kentucky Heritage, 2009).
  • Schmitz, Raymond A., St. John's Catholic Church Covington, Kentucky 1854-2004, (T & W Printing, 2006)
  • Dobbs, Hugh J., History of Gage County, Nebraska, (Lincoln, Nebraska: Western Publishing and Engraving Company, 1918)
  • Skinner, Shirley M., Pioneer Stories of Brown, Keya Paha and Rock Counties in Nebraska, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1980) Virginia
  • Maphet, Ernestine, To Climb A Mountain, (Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, Inc., 1997)
  • The Cincinnati Post, They Built a City: 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati, (Cincinnati, Ohio: 1938)
  • Devereux, C. A. R., Mrs. Devereux's Blue Book of Cincinnati Society for the years 1910-11, (Cincinnati, Ohio: 1910)
  • McQueen, Thomas B., Cincinnati Country, (Cincinnati, Ohio: 1980)
  • Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, (Columbus, Ohio: Press of Fred J. Heer 1909), Vol. XVIII. January, 1909, No. 1. (Contents: A New Serpent Mound in Ohio, The Mound Builders of Cincinnati, Symmes' Theory, Early Days in Ohio, Rutland - "The Cradle of Ohio," Morgan's Raid)

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Computers
  • Printer
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Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Boone County Public Library

Campbell County Historical & Genealogical Society

Kenton County Public Library: Has a great collection for all of Northern Kentucky Research

Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

Notes from 20 Feb 2018 Meeting (Committee Members Only)

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